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POODLE SSL Vulnerability Now Attacking TLS Security Protocol

POODLE SSL Vulnerability Now Attacking TLS Security Protocol

POODLE , a critical SSL flaw discovered in October that was patched and fixed by webmasters arou...
WhatsApp Messenger Adds End-to-End Encryption by Default

WhatsApp Messenger Adds End-to-End Encryption by Default

Good news for all Privacy Lovers!! Finally the wildly popular messaging app WhatsApp has made en...
Hacking Traffic Lights is Amazingly Really Easy

Hacking Traffic Lights is Amazingly Really Easy

Hacking Internet of Things (IoTs) have become an amazing practice for cyber criminals out there, but...
Instasheep — Instagram Account Hacking Tool Released

Instasheep — Instagram Account Hacking Tool Released

Two days ago, we reported at The Hacker News about a critical issue in the most popular image a...
Signal — Open Source iPhone App to Make Free End-to-End Encrypted Voice Calls

Signal — Open Source iPhone App to Make Free End-to-End Encrypted Voice Calls

Good News for Privacy Lovers!! An open source software group Open Whisper Systems has released ...
Researcher to Demonstrate Poor SSL Implementations Using Pineapple WiFi

Researcher to Demonstrate Poor SSL Implementations Using Pineapple WiFi

A leading provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, Tripwire , has announc...
Gmail App for iOS leaves Users vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

Gmail App for iOS leaves Users vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

Google has failed to provide a very important security measure in its Gmail application for iOS ...
Microsoft issues Emergency Windows Update to Block Fake SSL Certificates

Microsoft issues Emergency Windows Update to Block Fake SSL Certificates

Today, Microsoft has issued an emergency update for almost all versions of Windows and also for ...
Google catches Indian Government Agency with Fake Digital Certificates

Google catches Indian Government Agency with Fake Digital Certificates

Google has identified and blocked unauthorized digital certificates for a number of its domains...
FIFA World Cup Security Team Accidentally Reveals their Wi-Fi Password

FIFA World Cup Security Team Accidentally Reveals their Wi-Fi Password

This FIFA World Cup, the security has been really going well and yet no calamitous incident rep...
Open Wireless Router Let You Share Your Internet with the World

Open Wireless Router Let You Share Your Internet with the World

In this era of mass surveillance, we have always learned from security folks to protect and encr...
Millions of LinkedIn Users at Risk of Man-in-the-Middle Attack

Millions of LinkedIn Users at Risk of Man-in-the-Middle Attack

Two year back in 2012, one of the most popular online social networking sites Linkedin spent bet...
OpenSSL Vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle Attack and Several Other Bugs

OpenSSL Vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle Attack and Several Other Bugs

Remember OpenSSL Heartbleed vulnerability ? Several weeks ago, the exposure of this security bug chi...
Hacking Cable TV Networks to Broadcast Your Own Video Channel

Hacking Cable TV Networks to Broadcast Your Own Video Channel

I was watching my favorite show on the television and it was just half over when I saw something...
Apple iCloud and Activation Lock Hacked; Allows Hackers to Unlock Stolen Devices

Apple iCloud and Activation Lock Hacked; Allows Hackers to Unlock Stolen Devices

A Dutch-Moroccan team of hackers calling itself " Team DoulCi " have reportedly claime...
Pre-Play Vulnerability Allows Chip-and-PIN Payment Card Cloning

Pre-Play Vulnerability Allows Chip-and-PIN Payment Card Cloning

In March this year, we reported that the major card distributor companies, VISA and Mastercard a...
Viber's Poor Data Security Practices Threaten Users' Privacy

Viber's Poor Data Security Practices Threaten Users' Privacy

Last week we reported a critical vulnerability in the world's most popular messaging applic...
WhatsApp Flaw leaves User Location Vulnerable to Hackers and Spy Agencies

WhatsApp Flaw leaves User Location Vulnerable to Hackers and Spy Agencies

If you are using WhatsApp to chit-chat with your friends or relatives, then you should be caref...